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Friday, February 28, 2020

SFU business students turn umbrellas into backpacks

By Graham Cook Opportunity Fest winners receive $1,000 Second Chance, a project started by fourth year business students Cindy Cheng, Celeste Jhala, and Melissa Maat,...

University Briefs

By Ariane Madden Concordia permits use of transgender chosen names Transgendered students at Concordia University in Montreal will now be permitted to use their chosen names...

20-year aging study begins

 By Alison Roach SFU Surrey-based project will evaluate the effects of age Beginning in April, the SFU Surrey campus has become home to an extensive study...

Halo webseries filmed on Burnaby campus?

By David Dyck   Last week, overachieving students who were on campus a week early were confronted with Burnaby Mountain yet again being used as the...

First Nations studies granted departmental status

By Graham Cook Upgrade means greater financial autonomy and increased enrolment for First Nations studies Following a recent SFU senate decision, the First Nations studies program...

SFSS ends handbooks

By David Dyck The SFSS board of directors last week decided to discontinue making and handing out yearly handbooks to undergraduate students. The handbooks include...

FASC recommends 30k for men’s centre

By David Dyck Last Wednesday, the financial and administrative services committee for the Simon Fraser Student Society unanimously passed a recommendation that approximately $30,000 be...

University Briefs

By Ariane Madden 60 Montreal students arrested amid continued protests Sixty Montreal students were arrested on April 4 after destroying parts of a hotel and shopping...

SFU receives financing for HIV/AIDS research

By Alison Roach National Institutes of Health grants $2.7 million for vaccine reserach The United States National Institutes of Health (NIH), the U.S.’s largest government-funded medical...

MBA grads win NASA contract

By Graham Cook Water treatment technology for decalcification to be used on the International Space Station A company founded by SFU MBA graduates Joshua Zoshi and Ben...